Nordic skiing in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo is located at 1224 m. in a wide valley between the massifs of Tofane, Cristallo and Sorapis. The "Queen of the Dolomites", as it is called, was the site of the Olympic Winter Games in 1956.

Cortina offers to cross-country skiers about 70 km of slopes, that cross the wonderful of the Ampezzo’s Dolomites Natural Park
Expert skiers can test themselves on the “Passo Tre Croci” track, very technical and demanding.

The Sport Nordic Fiames Center is the starting point of the Cortina / Dobbiaco route and the 7 km long loop paths of the Ampezzo’s Dolomites Natural Park, 2 of which are equipped with night lighting.

The Fiames Center has an artificial snowmaking system that guarantees the usability of the slopes throughout the winter season.

You will also find two ski schools and a materials testing center and you will be able to use services such as ski rental and waxing. The refreshment bar "Pista Bar" is perfect for a tasty break.

Legs

"PIAN DE RA SPINES" Track
"PIAN DE RA SPINES" Track

6.5 km long double track slope, dedicated only to classic technique. It does not present undue difficulty, only a few short climbs and descents, and is therefore suitable for all skiers. The route runs flat along the former airport, along the...

"PIAN DE LOA" Track
"PIAN DE LOA" Track

For classic technique with double track, of medium difficulty, characterized by some short ascents and descents but technically demanding. The route of 9 km is very suggestive, surrounded by a breathtaking landscape, where you can ski in contact...

"THREE CROSSES PASS" Track
"THREE CROSSES PASS" Track

The slope is very technical and demanding, recommended to athletes and expert skiers. It covers a single ring of 10 km, along a path suited to the classic and free technique (skating). Within it many deviations have been prepared to reduce both...

"DOLOMITES RAILROAD " Track
"DOLOMITES RAILROAD " Track

The path, for classic and skating technique, spread along the route of the former railway linking Cortina with Dobbiaco, where until 1964 operated the famous train of the Dolomites. Technical description: The 23 km long route starts at the Sport...

"SCHOOL CAMP" Track
"SCHOOL CAMP" Track

A real path for cross-country skiing beginners. Perfect for learning the basics of classic and skating, the track is easy and completely "flat", 1 double track km long. The circuit runs in front of the Fiames Center Recommended period: from...

"3G” TRACK - 2 Km
"3G” TRACK - 2 Km

Shorter circuit inside the "3G" competition slope, of medium difficulty with some short but technically challenging ups and downs. The track is 2 km long double track, ideal to venture into classic and skating. The ring runs in front of the...

“3G” TRACK - 3 Km
“3G” TRACK - 3 Km

The 3 km long circuit proceeds from the "3G" competition track, is suitable for experienced skiers who want to train in classic and skating technique. Of medium difficulty, the route is double track with some short ascents and descents but...

"3G" TRACK - 5 Km
"3G" TRACK - 5 Km

The medium-length loop path proceeds inside the"3G" competition track. For classic and skating, the path is 5 km long double track of medium difficulty, with some technical curves and short challenging ups and downs. The path winds through the...

"3G" TRACK - 7.5 Km
"3G" TRACK - 7.5 Km

This is the longest path within the "3G" agonistic cross-country slope. The track is 7.5 km long, suitable for the expert looking for an excellent way to try its own physical and technical capacity. Ideal for classic and skating workouts, the...

"FORMER AIRPORT" Track
"FORMER AIRPORT" Track

One of the easiest cross-country ski path in the Sport Nordic Center Fiames district. It is a "flat" circuit for beginners, for classic and skating technique, 4 km long double track. The route runs along the track of the Cortina’s former...

Points of interest

POMAGAGNON
POMAGAGNON

Massif of the eastern Dolomites chain, located north of Cortina d'Ampezzo, whose highest peak rises to 2,450 meters. The Pomagagnon rises on Ampezzo’s wide valley, enclosing the famous Cortina valley like a crown, which is why its visual impact is truly spectacular.

SPORT FIAMES NORDIC CENTER
SPORT FIAMES NORDIC CENTER

Since always it has been a reference point for cross-country ski lovers, who can ski on the school camp and on most of the tracks along the former railroad, for classic and free technique. The Center is able to satisfy the most demanding sportive people of all levels, with the guarantee of artificial snow and the exclusive setting of the Ampezzo’s Dolomites Natural Park, surrounded by the exciting scenes of mountains known worldwide for their beauty.

“THREE CROSSES” PASS
“THREE CROSSES” PASS

Mountain pass in the Belluno Dolomites (1,805 m.), which connects the valley of the Boite and Cortina d'Ampezzo with Misurina, Auronzo di Cadore and the d'Ansiei valley. At the pass there are several First World War defensive fortresses (bunkers and strongholds). The name 'Three Crosses' is due in memory of a mother with her two children frozen to death, who left from Auronzo di Cadore, in February of 1789, towards Cortina in search of work.

CIMABANCHE PASS
CIMABANCHE PASS

Important mountain pass which marks the border between Veneto and Alto Adige and joins the Cortina valley with Val Pusteria and Dobbiaco. Historically strategic point, in the Fascist period a famous defensive barrier was built here, which was supposed to protect South Tyrol from a possible Nazi invasion from Austria. Some of these fortifications were used again after the war. Today Cimabanche is known mainly by Nordic skiing enthusiasts, along it winds up the track that connects Dobbiaco to Cortina, as well as hosting a small cross-country skiing circuit. The same ski slope, in summer, turns into the cycle path of the Dolomites.

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Technical data

City of departure: Cortina d'Ampezzo

Departure: Cortina d'Ampezzo

City of arrival: Cortina d'Ampezzo

Arrival: Cortina d'Ampezzo

Length (Km): 70

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Type of Itinerary: Full day

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Cortina d'Ampezzo (BL)